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Jovatnet, Froland, Aust-Agder, Norway

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 58° 32' 21'' North , 8° 44' 13'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 58.53931,8.73715
GeoHash:G#: u4qjnbf0n
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Both south and north of the Jovatnet there are several unknown quarries/mines.

The aerial picture is not clear enough to determine whether or not it could be pegmatites. It could also be iron, rutile or apatite mines.

There is not necessarily a relationship between these localities.

Additionally there might be a tiny prospect at:

58.53748,8.73485

The coordinates are given for the lake by that name.


Coordinates © Kartverket - https://www.kartverket.no

Regions containing this locality

Scandinavia

Region - 2,031 mineral species & varietal names listed

No minerals currently recorded for this locality.

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Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Proterozoic
541 - 2500 Ma



ID: 3186372
Proterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 2500 Ma)

Lithology: Granitoid gneiss; orthogneiss/paragneiss

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3131151
Proterozoic II quartzite

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Description: undifferentiated metamorphic

Lithology: Quartzite

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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